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Osteoporosis prevention and treatment

Osteoporosis prevention and treatment This is such an important topic! Every trimester at PCOM, I teach a class about Menopause and Osteoporosis prevention and treatment. When I repeat the statistics on how many will suffer with major bone loss, it always staggers me. 1 in 2 women over age 50 will be diagnosed with Osteoporosis! …

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Gluten sensitivity, is it making you sick?

I’d learned about Celiac Disease (Sprue), Crohn’s disease, and Irritable bowel syndrome in college, while training to be a practitioner of oriental medicine. I knew that some dietary restrictions were deemed necessary in keeping the digestion “normalized”, but I wasn’t aware of gluten being such a major player! I also learned that with Oriental Medicine, …

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Anti-Aging-Can we do it? (Part 2)

As I was saying in Part 1, balance is pretty crucial in anti-aging techniques. Some other products, that will, over time, age us faster are: sugar, salt, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, soda, aspartame containing products, processed foods, and foods that we know are allergens for us, and some that we may not realize are problematic. So, …

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Anti-Aging-can we make a difference?

By Shelly Weber Krahn, L.Ac Feb 18, 2013 (revisited blog) Part 1 So many areas of health can affect us throughout our lives, but aging seems to be kind of unavoidable. The  real question is… does our health and quality of life have to decline so fast or badly? This goes more than skin deep. …

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